Environment, Applied Science, & Sustainability

If you care about our environment, and the affect people are having on the planet, then we have a range of fantastic environmental, applied science, and sustainability study options for you. Gain an understanding of the key issues relating to sustainability, environmental management, conservation, and more.

Programmes

  • Bachelor of Applied Science and Sustainability (pending approval)

    • Code: WR3123
    • Intakes: Semester 1
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 360
    • Duration: 3 years

    This programme links science and technology with business, enabling students to become innovative thinkers with an entrepreneurial spirit in one of three areas of specialisation: Human Wellbeing; Environmental Wellbeing; Geodata...

  • Graduate Diploma in Resource Management

    • Code: WR3036
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2, February, July
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    Develop management and practical skills relating to the sustainable use of natural resources such as forests, lakes, farmland, and conservation areas. This involves a specialised knowledge of resource management principles,...

  • New Zealand Certificate in Conservation (Operations) (Level 4)

    • Code: NZ2963
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This is the perfect programme if you are passionate about the environment and enjoy working outdoors. This year-long programme can kick-start your career looking after New Zealand’s amazing biodiversity and...

  • New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 5)

    • Code: NZ2552
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2, November
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    We are living our lives in ways that are seriously damaging both planet earth and our own wellbeing. Learn how to improve both environmental and human wellbeing by developing your...

  • New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 6)

    • Code: NZ2553
    • Intakes: Semester 1, Semester 2
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    Gain theoretical and technical knowledge within a range of natural and physical sciences for employment, or progression to higher level qualifications.

Courses

  • Conservation and Biodiversity

    • Code: RMAN.7003
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to categorize the critical factors underpinning ecological sustainability and compare and contrast current issues in conservation management both in New Zealand and internationally. It...

  • Environmental Monitoring Techniques

    • Code: RMAN.7002
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Gain a variety of techniques measuring a range of environmental variables, and evaluation of the most appropriate methods to manage and monitor the health of the natural environment....

  • Environmental Policy and Economics

    • Code: RMAN.7004
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to synthesize a broad range of policy, management techniques and regulation to balance economics, politics, ethics, and science to assist sound sustainable decision making....

  • Research Project

    • Code: RMAN.7005
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 30
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is for students to experience the challenges of undertaking research, to develop the skills needed for planning and designing research, to research a topic using...

  • Scientific Data Analysis

    • Code: RMAN.6001
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge of the concepts and methods of scientific analysis of natural data. Students will practice using a generic computer software...

  • Sustainability Fundamentals - Exploring the Issues

    • Code: RMAN.5001
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    Students will be provided with a general understanding of sustainability focussing on the environmental, social, indigenous and economic dimensions at a global, national and local level....

  • Sustainable Land Use Practices

    • Code: RMAN.7006
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia)

    The aim of this course is to gain a comprehensive scientific understanding of local, regional, national and global land use issues; appraise the science underpinning sustainable allocation of scarce land...

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